New London Overview
New London is a coastal Connecticut city. The Custom House Maritime Museum traces its port history. Nearby, 1800s Fort Trumbull overlooks the Thames River. The collection at Lyman Allyn Art Museum includes maritime paintings. Playwright Eugene O’Neill spent his boyhood summers at Monte Cristo Cottage, now a museum. South of the 1801 New London Harbor Light, Ocean Beach Park has a beach on Long Island Sound and rides.